The Supervet

March 2018

Season 3 Episode 16

Expired 4.0 27 x
Karen suffers from frequent nocturnal epileptic fits. Her eight-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier Pearl has the extraordinary ability to sense when these episodes are about to happen, and with her ear-piercing howl she wakes Karen’s carer giving her a critical few minutes warning that could be the difference between life and death for Karen. But Pearl has problems with her knees and is unable to walk without pain. The pressure is on for Professor Noel Fitzpatrick to restore Pearl back to full...

Season 3 Episode 15

Expired 4.0 14 x
This week Tina and her boisterous sons bring in their 8-month-old Springer Spaniel puppy, Molly. Molly was brought as a working dog for Tina’s husband, but being the only other female in the family, Tina has taken her on as a pet. One of Molly’s hind legs is badly deformed with the kneecap out of alignment. This will require complicated surgery to realign the leg, and rebuild her knee with a new titanium groove.

Season 3 Episode 14

Expired 4.0 10 x
This week an unusual pet needing specialist care draws a crowd as Professor Noel Fitzpatrick creates another unique solution to help an animal in need. Emily arrives at the practice with her four-year-old Chinchilla, Dexter, after a relative stepped on him, breaking his leg. It should be a straightforward operation but Dexter’s tiny airways and bones make it anything but simple.

Season 3 Episode 13

Expired 4.0 7 x
In tonight’s episode, the Warden family bring in their one year old Saint Bernard Poppie, who is suffering with hip dysplasia. Having recently lost Poppie’s brother Sampson to a similar illness, emotions run high and the pressure is on for Professor Noel Fitzpatrick to save Poppie from a similar fate.

Season 3 Episode 12

Expired 3.0 6 x
A young family rush in their Chihuahua Darcy after she is hit by a car leaving her with a crushed pelvis. For 18 year old TaJournee, who is autistic, Darcy is much more than a family pet; Darcy is her lifeline, helping her with social interaction and providing emotional and physical support. Using pins, nuts and bolts, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick must reconstruct the broken pieces of Darcy’s pelvis and hold them in place with an external metal frame so that TaJournee can have her friend back.
February 2018

Season 3 Episode 11

Expired 4.0 12 x
The third season of the popular veterinary series, The Supervet, returns to SBS as Professor Noel Fitzpatrick and his team treat the hardest to cure animals with cutting-edge treatments. Hetty the Labrador is unique. She is the first dog to have been trained both as a guide dog for the blind and a seizure alert dog. Not only does she help Toni, a mother-of-two who is blind, live an active life, but she also warns Toni if she is about to have an epileptic fit. However, Hetty has become lame on b...
January 2018

Season 3 Episode 10

Expired 4.0 11 x
Fitzpatrick Referrals is used to dealing with emergencies, but when Natalie arrives in an Animal Ambulance with a young Cockapoo called Orla, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick fears the worst. Orla ran off in the park during a walk, and was hit by a lawn mower leaving her leg badly damaged. What makes it worse for Natalie is that Orla belongs to her cousin and the accident happened while Natalie was dog-sitting. Noel’s challenge is to save as much of the leg as possible to give Orla the chance of a n...
December 2017

Season 3 Episode 9

Expired 3.0 13 x
Veterinary receptionist Ruth and her husband Chris have spent their lives rescuing stray animals. They live with a menagerie of chickens, ferrets, fish and a three-legged cat called Jersey. But Jersey has recently become lame on her single back leg. Professor Noel Fitzpatrick has to decide if they can take the risk of performing the first-ever hip replacement on a three-legged cat.

Season 3 Episode 8

Expired 4.0 11 x
People travel from far and wide seeking the help of orthopaedic surgeon Professor Noel Fitzpatrick at Fitzpatrick Referrals. This week sees arrival of Billy the Newfoundland who clocks up nearly 10,000 miles travelling back and forth from his home in Aberdeen for treatment. Vicky and Stephen have known from day one that something was wrong with Billy’s legs but when scans reveal significant damage in multiple joints, Vicky and Stephen are left with a difficult decision to make.

Season 3 Episode 7

Expired 4.0 10 x
Five-year-old Great Dane Star is rushed to Fitzpatrick Referrals after losing the use of her back legs. She’s clearly in a lot of pain and Professor Noel Fitzpatrick needs to sedate her to allow him to determine the cause of her sudden paralysis. A slipped disk in her spinal column proves treatable, but later complications leave Star fighting for her life. (S.3 Ep.3) (From the UK) (Documentary Series) PG(A) CC